McLanahan Corp. reported in January it had acquired Universal Engineering Corp., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA. McLanahan said its product line, which includes roll crushers, feeder breakers and rotary breakers to process minerals such as coal, salt and trona, will expand with the Universal acquisition to include hardrock crushing and apron, pan and wobbler feeders.

McLanahan also manufactures polymer wear parts and provides foundry and machining services. Founded in 1835, McLanahan is headquartered in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, USA, and has locations throughout the U.S., U.K., and Australia.